Silver King Field Corn
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Also known as Wisconsin No. 7. The leading white-dent variety in the Northern part of the Corn Belt. Originated by A.J.Goddard of Ft. Atkinson, Iowa, who brought a bushel from Indiana to Fayette County, Iowa in 1862. Foundation stock was secured by the Wisconsin Experimental Station in 1904. Creamy white kernels are very wide, of medium depth and thickness, and slightly keystone in shape. Cob is glistening white with ears 8 to 9 inches long and 7 to 7 1/2 inches around. Ears slowly taper from butt to tip, with slightly wavy rows. Slightly rough. The leading white variety in that section of the Corn Belt immediately to the north of the Reid's Yellow Dent area. Seed is untreated. One of the earliest maturing varieties. 100 to 110 days.